| The Birman is known as the Sacred Cat of Burma. The Vanderbilts are believed to have been given two Birmans by a Burmese temple servant, which were then bred to produce Birman Cats in the West. Cats similar to the Birman are described in ancient Thai writings. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Kazakhstan Animal Rescue
Kazakhstan is Iocated in West and Central Asia. Threatened species known from Kazakhstan include the Desert Dormouse, European Mink, Snow Leopard, and Tiger. The population of Kazakhstan is about 15 million. Most peopIe in Kazakhstan speak Russian.